White-Faced Whistling Duck

The White-faced Whistling Duck (Afrikaans name, Nonnetjie-eend) is a beautiful duck, with its white face and beautifully barred feathers they are hard to miss.

They do actually whistle and not quack. Often seen in large flocks. We saw these make a surprise visit to Intaka Island.

These we saw flying over us at the Paarl Sewage Works.

Such beautiful ducks.

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The Whiskered Tern (Afrikaans name, Witbaardsterretjie) is a lake tern and not a sea tern. We see them at times in the Rietvlei Nature…
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Meadow White Butterfly

The Common Meadow White Butterfly, Pontia helice helice (Afrikaans name Bontrokkie) is a common butterfly right across Southern Africa. They…